Fans get to enjoy the singing of voice actors in occasional OPs and EDs of anime and character songs, and many of them display great singing skills. Goo Ranking recently posted the result of the Top 10 Voice Actors Who Can Sing voted on by NTT customers in Japan. Since the votes are widely gathered and not only from otaku, the top choice was someone who is also known as a great impersonator besides being a veteran voice actor.
#1. Yamadera Kouichi 2253 votes
Yamadera received most of the votes because not only he has a history of spectacular roles, but is also known well outside of voice acting world because of his amazing inpersonation where he can show off singing skills in Japanese TV.
He is the voice of:
Spike Spiegel of Cowboy Bebop
Togusa of Ghost in the Shell
Kaji Ryoji of EVANGELION
#2. Miyano Mamoru 326 votes
Miyano just made his first appearance in a Japanese TV music program as a singer. He is popular for his voice and his looks, but his fans seem to find joy in collecting images of his as below. Miyano currently sings "Kanon", the OP of Uta No Prince Sama Maji LOVE 2000%.
Miyano is the voice of:
Ichinose Tokiya of Uta No Prince Sama
Suou Tamaki of Ouran High School Host Club
Tsunashi Takuto of STAR DRIVER
#3 Taniyama Kishou 217 votes
Doubles as the singer KISHOW of GRANRODEO, Taniyama lands in the third spot. GRANRODEO sings OPs and EDs for many anime, such as Kuroko's Basketball, CØDE:BREAKER, and Karneval.
Soon after the poll result became public, Taniyama expressed that he himself believes that he is #1. He is awesome.
Taniyama is the voice of:
Shinomiya Natsuki of Uta No Prince Sama
Ikki of AMNESIA
Kitan Bachika of Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
The rest of the top 10 list follows below with one tie for 8th place
#4. Ono Daisuke 167 votes
#5. Seki Toshihiko 123 votes
#6. Morikubo Shotaro 105 votes
#7. Suzumura Kenichi 90 votes
#8. Sakurai Takahiro and Okiayu Ryutaro both received 86 votes to tie for the 8th spot
#10. Suzuki Tatsuhisa 64 votes